Real Madrid president Florentino: Man Utd's Ronaldo well worth the money

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says any money needed to land Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo would be well spent.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says any money needed to land Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo would be well spent.

He told the Radio Television Espanola programme, '59 Seconds': "I don't know anything about the story of Cristiano Ronaldo. I only just took charge.

"But what I am sure of is that which seems expensive is the cheapest.

"In my last era the cheapest was (Zinedine) Zidane, who seemed very expensive because we paid 73 million (euros) for him.

"Without knowing who we can get, there will be a massive effort for the great players of the world, because that is the Real Madrid model."

Perez laughed off suggestions that Ronaldo's temper could hinder him at the Bernabeu.

"I have not seen anything about him that would prohibit him from playing at Real Madrid," he added. "I have seen him get angry because he wants to win and (because of) his competitive spirit.

"The information I have on him says that he is an example on the pitch, a model."